Craig Lenning and Jon Rauh pose for a photo after the swim. (Jon Rauh)

Athlete Swims From Farallon Islands To Muir Beach; Only 3rd Ever To Complete Trek

Muir Beach resident Jon Rauh probably thought he’d seen some impressive feats after returning from the San Francisco Giants home opening win over Arizona, but he says he soon became one of a handful of spectators to one of the rarest accomplishments in Bay Area athletics, one some say hasn’t been done since 1967.


Emily's Chocolate Mousse Cake (Photo credit by foodiechap.com)

Foodie Chap: Farallon & Waterbar Restaurants, San Francisco

Emily has been Executive Pastry Chef at Farallon since 1997 when the restaurant opened. She has been Executive Pastry Chef of Waterbar since it’s opening in 2008…


Coast Guard

Man Airlifted From Farallones During Fishing Trip

A 65-year-old man was airlifted from a chartered fishing boat near the Farallon Islands Wednesday afternoon, Coast Guard officials said.

CBS San Francisco–08/17/2011

Approximately 40 orcas were seen by a Sausalito whale watching expedition in March 2009, about 19 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge, inside the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. (Farallones National Marine Sanctuary)

Feds Consider Poisoning Invasive Mice On Farallon Islands

o help a tiny, rare seabird with a declining population, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is studying a plan to kill off non-native house mice with poison on the Farallon Islands.

CBS San Francisco–05/20/2011

Golden Gate Bridge

Relay Swim From Farallones – Golden Gate Bridge Called Off

A group of Bay Area athletes who attempted to swim the roughly 30 miles from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge for charity Thursday were forced to call it quits with only eight miles left to go.

CBS San Francisco–04/15/2011

Golden Gate Bridge

Group Swimming From Farallon Islands To Golden Gate Bridge

A group of Bay Area swimmers is attempting a difficult feat Thursday: swimming roughly 30 miles in frigid, shark-infested waters with no wetsuits – and all in the name of charity.

CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011


Narsai David Recipe: Honey Roasted Pear With Orange Blossom Honey Granita

This recipe is from Pastry Chef Terri Wu of Farallon in San Francisco. KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David says this is one of the most delicious things he’s ever seen done with a pear.


Interior of Farallon restaurant in San Francisco (www.farallonrestaurant.com)

Narsai David Restaurant Review: Farallon

KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David says this is one of the finest restaurants in the Bay Area.